Standing Committee on Finance

The Standing Committee on Finance monitors and makes recommendations to Governing Council about matters related to finance. The Standing Committee on Finance promotes transparency and accountability in all financial planning strategies of CIHR and ensures that there is alignment between operational resources and the strategic direction set by Governing Council.

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Paul Allison (Chair)
Faculty of Dental Medicine & Oral Health Sciences
McGill University

Mélanie Caron
Associate Director, Institut national en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)

Annie Descôteaux
Head of Patient Partner Office, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Strategic advisor, Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public

Michal Juhas
Digital health expert and independent consultant: health policy, economics, and outcomes research

Josette-Renée Landry
CEO, Institut du Savoir and Vice-President, Research and Education at Montfort Hospital

Nancy Lemay
Vice-President, Administration and Finance, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Jerry Zhang
Director, Strategic Business Services, iGaming Ontario

Tammy J. Clifford
Vice-President Research - Learning Health Systems
Acting President (effective April 8, 2024)
Ex-officio, non-voting member

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